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Suggestions on Beck’s Integrative Theory of Depression

Aaron Beck pioneered the way we view the nature of depression. He guided psychological theory from its overly Freudian emphasis to a simpler model capable of being scientifically evaluated. The […]... More>

Long-Term Pot Use Linked to Financial, Social Problems in Midlife

People who smoked cannabis frequently, and over many years, ended up in a lower social class than their parents, with less skilled jobs than non-regular cannabis smokers, longitudinal data show. ... More>

Psychological Science Gets Behind the Wheel at NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is putting behavioral science front-and-center in efforts to improve safety on America's roads. ... More>

Combining Cannabis and Alcohol Amplifies Crash Risks

As the legalization of marijuana gains popularity, researchers are starting to looking at how cannabis interacts with alcohol when people get behind the wheel. ... More>

The Risks Associated With ‘Productivity Pills’ Outweigh the Benefits